DELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WWJ/AP) – Lansing area authorities have recovered a prosthetic arm that was inside a vehicle when it was stolen last week.
The Eaton County Sheriff’s Office says investigators worked with family members of those suspected of stealing the vehicle to recover the electric prosthetic arm.READ MORE: Michigan: 350K Who Got Unemployment Aid Won't Have To Repay
The vehicle was reported stolen last Tuesday night in the area of Robins Road and Saginaw Highway in Delta Township. A short time later, two juveniles who authorities said were caught shoplifting at a nearby business, near Elmwood Road and Saginaw Highway, were found to be in possession of the vehicle.
The pair was arrested, but the arm wasn’t immediately found.
Officials reached out to the public for help finding the limb before a family members turned it over to deputies on Friday.READ MORE: State Investigating Common Carp Deaths In Oakland County Lake
“The arm has been returned to the victim,” reads a release by the Sheriff’s Office. “We appreciate everyone’s concern in this matter and anyone that helped in the return.”
Investigators said the two young suspects in the case may have stolen another vehicle as well in the area. Their names were not released.
To submit a tip about auto thefts anytime, call the Help Eliminate Auto Thefts (HEAT) toll-free tip line at 1-800-242-HEAT.MORE NEWS: Detroit Greenway Named In Honor Of Former Mayor Archer
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